Hypermnestra

Hypermnestra (excessive wooing) In Greek mythology, eldest of the 50 daughters of Danaus, and the only one of the Danaidae who did not murder her husband (Lynceus) on her wedding night. She and Lynceus were the parents of Abas, ancestor of the hero Perseus.

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Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend, Third Edition – Written by Anthony S. Mercatante & James R. Dow-Copyright © 2009 by Anthony S. Mercatante

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